Hobbycraft has this blog post on ways to use a deep box frame and I got inspired to make an origami-themed frame. I used pink 7.5cm squares of paper to make Yoshizawa butterflies, and green squares to make pinwheels. I also cut them into quarters to make smaller pieces. You also need a piece of […]
I have owned a very large stash of ribbons for a long while, and I came up with the idea to make lots of large hair clips – have you ever seen the types of ribbons that cheerleaders wear? It mainly started from looking at the patterned ribbons and then working backwards. All ribbons are […]
I said I’d try another kanzashi piece. I got inspiration from this video by MyInDulzens on YouTube – give her channel a look if you’re interested, she’s very talented! I started with white organza ribbon. Some green organza ribbon for leaves and white rattail for dangles are optional. You need a lot of ribbon, and […]
I own a lot of Gutermann seed beads and I needed to figure out a way of using them up so I could make space for Toho beads. At first, I wanted to make a blue morpho butterfly, but I didn’t own any black seed beads, so that’ll be a project for some other time. […]
This design came from the book Beadweaving Brilliance by Kumiko Mizuno. I have talked about this book before; it teachings off-loom beading techniques. I used the book to learn netting and closely followed the design. The beads needed are two colours of seed beads, bugle beads and faceted beads. Make sure that they all colour code.